Process Controller Assistant  (P11) | Sappi

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • 2 years ago

Job Description

Process Controller Assistant  (P11)

Sappi  is offering a training and development program to become a competent Process Controller on PM 1 by assisting the Process Controller and completing necessary manuals, obtaining minimum qualifications and licences.

This role reports to the Shift Superintendent.

 The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Obtain all the outside plant licenses, from the Strapline, Winder, Dry end and Wet-end. Obtain full comprehension of machine systems and operations.
  • Complete the process controller training manual: Study and obtain full comprehension of Best Operating Procedures, Start-up & Shut down procedures, Paper processes, Paper chemistry etc.
  • Obtain license in lock-out & isolation procedures, gas test & overhead crane.
  • Perform pre – start inspection according to making sheet and best operating practices.
  • Train on DCS operation to be able to start up and shut down the Wet-end according to best operating procedures.
  • Control all visual and physical paper properties except calliper
  • Take corrective action whenever problems occur on paper quality
  • Report operational problems, abnormal conditions and equipment defects to the Shift Superintendent
  • Optimize furnish mixes at all times as directed by production requirement
  • Complete exception report on a shift basis and take action on non – conformances
  • Check all consistencies and compare with laboratory results twice per shift – take corrective action on discrepancies
  • Check felt and wire cleaning sequence
  • Check and correct excessive effluent flows and fresh water make – up
  • Perform shut tasks as assigned by Shift Superintendent
  • Record mechanical, electrical, instrumentation or operating downtime in the OEE system
  • Take and hand over shift
  • Identify and take corrective action in terms of SHEQ conditions and hazards
  • Carry out BBS observations
  • Maintain a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Matric with Maths and Science or N3 Pulp and Paper
  • 3 Years KLB experience
  • Outside Operator licence
  • ​Study towards relevant NQF 5 qualification

Closing Date: 21 September 2022
Location: Ngodwana Mill

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